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Term assurance offering seeks to meet inheritance tax liabilities

Insurer AIG Life is aiming to tackle inheritance tax liabilities for individuals by enhancing its term assurance policy and launching a Joint Life Second Death opti

Proposed Budget pension tax changes threaten NHS doctors

The predicted Autumn Budget pension tax changes supposedly to be implemented to provide money to support the NHS, could end up depleting the service by driving doc

Deadline looms for childcare voucher applications – tax and NI relief may be lost

Tax and National Insurance relief for childcare vouchers and directly-contracted childcare will disappear for new applicants on 4 October 2018.

HMRC to fine undeclared offshore income or assets

Individuals paying UK tax and with offshore income or assets or who have transferred income abroad without paying UK tax on it, must notify HMRC by 30 September 201

Gov't U-turn on Class 2 NI contribution abolishment has positives but system needs a review

The Government’s decision to go back on its proposal to abolish Class 2 national insurance contributions for the self-employed, while prompting calls for a review o

Higher rate tax payers should make the most of pension tax reliefs ahead of Budget

Britain’s highest earners should consider reviewing their pension tax relief plans ahead of an expected raid by Chancellor Philip Hammond in November’s Budget, acc

Summer working students may be due a tax refund

Students who have worked over the summer need to make sure that they have not overpaid tax and whether they are due a tax refund from HMRC, advises The Low Incomes


Gig workers facing penalties for not declaring their tax

People who work in the ‘gig economy’ are being urged to check whether their tax obligations ahead of the 5 October self-assessment registration deadline.

Campaign to find lost child trust funds

Young people should have responsibility for their Child Trust Fund accounts ahead of their ability to access their funds at 18 and that includes over £1.7 million c

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